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"Bud" Taylor
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Real name Charles Taylor
Nickname(s) Blonde Terror of Terre Haute
Rated at Bantamweight
Nationality United States American
Birth date July 22, 1903(1903-07-22)
Birth place Terre Haute, IN
Death date March 9, 1962 (aged 58)
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 162
Wins 102
Wins by KO 36
Losses 30
Draws 12
No contests 18

Charles Bernard "Bud" Taylor (July 22, 1903 - March 9, 1962) was an American boxer from Terre Haute, Indiana. He was nicknamed the Terre Haute Terrier and the Blonde Terror of Terre Haute.

Pro Boxing Career

Bud was undefeated in his first 31 fights. His record was 17-0-2-12.

Bud fought Memphis Pal Moore 4 times. In their first fight they fought to a draw in Illinois. In their second fight Bud lost to Memphis on the USS Commodore (IX-7) by decision. in The third fight they fought to another draw in Indiana. In their 4th fight Bud beat Memphis by decision in Indiana.

Bud would also fight the great Francisco Guilledo aka Pancho Villa in three fights. The first fight Bud lost by decision in Chicago. The second fight Don beat Pancho in Milwaukee by decision. The third fight Bud lost by decision in Brooklyn.

He also fought Bushy Graham in two fights. The first fight he beat Bushy by decision in Illinois. The second fight Bud lost to Bushy by decision in Long Island City.

In his first title fight he fought Tony Canzoneri for the vacant National Boxing Association World bantamweight title. The fight went to a draw.

Bud would have a rematch for the vacant National Boxing Association World bantamweight title against Tony Canzoneri this time Bud won by unanimous decision at Wrigley Field.

Bud would fight Tony Canzoneri one more time this time at Madison Square Garden where he lost by decision.

Bud also fought Phil Zwick in Milwaukee where he won by KO.

Bud fought Battling Battalino in Detroit where he won by decision.

Bud would fight Battling Battalino once more in Connecticut losing by a decision.

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